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4 March 2015
Reports emerged yesterday of two new valley-blocking landslides in the high mountains of South Asia, one in Humla, Nepal and one in Chitral, Pakistan
2 March 2015
On Friday an interesting and quite mobile landslide affected the village of Gazost in the Haute-Pyrenees region of France
27 February 2015
The writer George Monbiot has linked the Harbury landslide with the removal of vegetation from the embankment that failed. This does not seem to be correct based on the images on Google Earth and from the scene
23 February 2015
The Fauquier Golf Course landslide is picked up very clearly in two Google Earth images, one of which dates back ten years, suggesting that last week’s large slumping event has been developing over a long period.
21 February 2015
An interesting and quite large slmup has developed on the golf course of the small community of Fauquier in Britsih Columbia, Canada in recent days
19 February 2015
A video on Youtube shows a road collapse event that destroyed a truck at Paglajhora in Darjeeling. The landslide was a part of a much larger and very active slope failure that seems to have been initiated and exacerbated by poor slope management practices
18 February 2015
The GNS landslide team have produced a reconnaissance report detailing the landslides triggered by the 2015 Wilberforce earthquake in New Zealand
4 February 2015
Yesterday Network Rail released more information, and some good images, of the Harbury Tunnel landslide in Central England. The images suggest a complex failure mechanism involving 350,000 tonnes of material
3 February 2015
Yesterday afternoon a major landslide took out a highway bridge at Vestfold in Norway. This may be a quick clay landslide, and interestingly it appears that a bulldozer was working in the field below the bridge.
2 February 2015
A major landslide occurred in the Harbury cutting and tunnel in Warwickshire, England on Saturday, blocking an important railway line
1 February 2015
A new video has been posted on Youtube showing a spectacular retaining wall failure that causes a truck to slide and bounce down a slope
29 January 2015
In Northern India, landsliding is occurring upslope of the Pakyong airport construction site, which has used extensive slope cutting during construction
22 January 2015
New images have been posted on Facebook showing the landslide on the Tsarap River in Zanskar, N. India
21 January 2015
Colin Stark at Columbia University has located the landslide in the Zanskar valley using Landsat 8 imagery
5 January 2015
On Sunday a large rockslide occurred at Erlang Village in Guizhou, China, burying a major road and killing at least three people
16 December 2014
The Commission set up to investigate the Oso / SR 530 landslide released its report yesterday. The recommendations include a proper hazard mapping program, the formation of a geological hazards institute and forensic investigations of this and other large landslide events in the state
15 December 2014
Late of Friday night a landslide in Banjarnegara, Central Java, Indonesia killed 32 people, with an estimated 76 people still missing.
4 December 2014
An archive of images of the Domkar Monastery landslide is available since 2007. They show remarkably little evidence of the development of the landslide.
3 December 2014
In early November a spectacular and highly destructive rotational landslide occurred at Domkar Monastery in Tibet, destroying many buildings